“…and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” —Anais Nin

2 thoughts on ““…and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” —Anais Nin”

  1. I can hear you cracking out of your shell. So brave of you Gayle to be determined to live as real a life as possible. As I write, I find out more about myself – memories long forgotten or pushed back are bubbling up and I sense you shall be sprouting some new leaves as well.

    Like

  2. Your quest for authenticity resonates with me. As someone who is also done “faking it,” I find reading essays like yours emboldens me on my journey. Thanks, Gayle, for sharing of yourself so eloquently.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s